Dr. David Schanzlin, MD

Dr. David Schanzlin, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Schanzlin, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in San Diego, CA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 43 years.

8910 University Center Ln Ste 800

San Diego, CA 92122

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Herpetic Keratitis
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more than 77% of peers
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
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more than 69% of peers
Eye Infections
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more than 52% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Presbyopia
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Ulcer
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Prosthetics

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • University Chicago-Resident In Ophthalmology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Of Chicago-Chief Resident In Ophthalmology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • University Of California, San Francisco-Nei Special Research Fellow, Cornea and External Disease Uveitis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Pittsburgh-Heed Fellow, Cornea & External Diseases
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Teacher of the Year, UCSD Department of Ophthalmology, 2001
  • Top Doctors in San Diego Award, San Diego Magazine, 2009
  • VISX Star for Outstanding Achievement in Laser Correction, 1997
  • Service Certificate, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 1987
  • Travel Award, Fight for Sight, Inc., 1976
  • "Top Doctors in San Diego Award," San Diego Magazine, 2005
  • M.D. Cum Laude, 1975
  • VISX Star for Outstanding Achievement in Laser Correction, 1999
  • "Best Doctors in America Award" Consecutively listed since 1992, 2007
  • "Top Doctors in San Diego Award," San Diego Magazine, 2007
  • Barraquer Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2003
  • VISX Star for Outstanding Achievement in Laser Correction, 2001
  • America's Top Ophthalmologists - Consumers' Research Council of America, 2008
  • Lans Lectureship, 1992
  • Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 1988
  • U.S. Public Health Service Research Award, 1979-1980
Media & Publications

Dr. Schanzlin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schanzlin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schanzlin to family and friends
5.0
based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Schanzlin's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Chula Vista, CA |
I had a great experience from beginning to finish. Dr. Schanzlin was great as well as all his staff, especially Jaimie Quenga!! Highly recommend!!
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in San Diego, CA |
Dr schanzlin created an over-the-top positive experience for me. He is highly skilled and his bedside manners are a plus. My eyesight is greatly improved. He and his entire staff is awesome.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schanzlin accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group HMO
    Large Group PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Schanzlin has admitting privileges

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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